KARACHI - Strategically planned research does have positive impact on socio economic aspects of the people’s lives and on the physical environment. And outputs and findings of the research can be achieved through presentations at scientific and professional conferences and meetings, publishing research and professional journals and magazines. This was stated by Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Jawaid Hassan Rizvi, while presiding over a meeting held with PhD faculty of the university for research development.He said that it enhances quality of education and the approach can be of effective benefit to the PhD students’ career. He further said that it is imperative for university to conduct research and explore possibilities for utilisation of innovative research for industry development. It was proposed in the meeting to allocate sufficient funds as incentive for the faculty members to promote research culture at the campus.It was also discussed in the meeting that symposium and seminars on various topics must be organised to develop research friendly environment at the campus.